SAC 310 - Screenwriting
Section: 001
Term: FA 2008
Subject: Screen Arts and Cultures (SAC)
Department: LSA Film, Television, and Media
Lab Fee:
Enforced Prerequisites:
FILMVID/SAC 290, FILMVID/SAC concentrators only.
May not be repeated for credit.
Primary Instructor:

This course teaches students to write a feature-length screenplay in acceptable format. Students will learn to develop an idea first into a written 'concept,' then into a 'treatment,' 'step outline,' and finally into a full script. The course will focus on such subjects as screenplay structure, plot and subplots, characterizations, shots, scene, sequence, dialogue, thinking visually, and soundtrack. Students will also learn the importance of rewriting their work. As part of the process, the class will study select screenplays, then view the films which were made from these scripts. Students will also read and discuss each other's work. Given this 'workshop' approach, attendance is critical. Students can expect to write between five and ten pages a week.

SAC 310 - Screenwriting
Schedule Listing
001 (LEC)
W 6:00PM - 9:00PM
002 (LEC)
Th 6:00PM - 9:00PM
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